Services and Information for the International Traveler
Welcome to the Churchill Hotel near Embassy Row in Washington, DC, the capital of the United States of America. Our staff members are multilingual in French, Spanish, Italian, Amharic, Ukrainian, Russian, Mandarin, Thai and Arabic, and are happy to assist you. Please call us if you need help in these languages. The following is some information we hope you'll find useful during your stay.
Travel Information to Know
Hotel LocationOur hotel is near the Dupont Circle Metro, surrounded by wonderful shopping, dining, museums, and nightlife. We're minutes from key attractions and destinations including the White House and the Capitol.
EmbassiesWith our Embassy Row location, we're just steps away from several foreign embassies. If you'd like a guided tour of a particular embassy, go to www.embassy.org for more information.
Currency ExchangeYou may exchange your country's currency for U.S. currency at several nearby banks. Most banks are only open Monday through Friday and are closed for federal holidays.
Multilingual ServicesMany Washington, DC attractions offer multilingual brochures. These include the Library of Congress, the White House Visitors Center, the Kennedy Center, and Mount Vernon. Obtain multilingual brochures for the Smithsonian museums at the Castle visitors' center.
Passport & Visa RequirementsFor those traveling in and out of the United States, a valid passport, U.S. Coast Guard Merchant Mariner Document, Air NEXUS card, or Alien Registration Card Form I-551 is required. This includes travel between the U.S. and Canada or Mexico.
International travelers can find out about whether or not they need a visa to enter the United States by going to travel.state.gov.